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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

Vincenzo Rolla

The Virgin and Child with the Lamb c.1820-1875

Etching and engraving | RCIN 850784

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An engraving reproducing the figures of the Virgin and Child from Raphael’s Holy Family with the Lamb (1507) now in the Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid (inv. no.P 296; See RCIN 850778 for a photograph of the painting). Lettered with production details.

The print may have been based upon a copy of Raphael's original then in the collection of Count Portalupi, to whom the plate is dedicated (see Lehman 1995, cat. no.C 5).
  • Creator(s)

    Vincenzo Rolla (engraver)

    After Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (artist)

    Fratelli Bettalli : Contrada del Cappello 4027, Milan (publisher)

    Conte Girolamo Portalupi (dedicatee)

    Ernesto Spampani (dedicator)


  • Added to the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1853-76)

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Devotional Images of Christ
            • Virgin & Child
              • Virgin & Child with Saints
                • Virgin & Child with Saints-Holy Family
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Animal husbandry
          • Sheep
            • Lambs
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.64 A.XVII.6